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thoughts on the use of them domestically here in the united states. if you support their use for a wide variety of purposes, here is how you can give your support -- oppose their use 00 -- you can tweet us -- we had about 30 people chiming in before the start of the program. you could also send us an e- mail. it is the association of unmanned vehicle systems international. this story and convention is the featured story here on the front page of the wall"options and times" --ngton news" talks about their use in the united states and reaction to them -- that is the opinion on the use of drones in the united states. the topic for first half hour. we want to get your thoughts on their use. call on the line that best represents you and be prepared to tell us why. use, 202-t thethe us 585-381. out to how you can reach us. facebook.com available too. i see novans saying problems using them for military operations but do not think they should be used again surveillance -- civilians under any circumstances and they should not be allowed to be used for any individual to target another individual
mason university in virginia. you can reach him on twitter. thanks for being with us this morning and talking about eminent domain. that will do it for this "orning's washington journal next, we will take you live to the national press club where they will be recognizing out going homeland security secretary jenna not a ton of who is stepping down from her position, taking the chair as president of the university of california. live coverage is next on c-span. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] the shift to [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> we are live at the national press club in washington, dc awaiting remarks from out going homeland security department secretary janet napolitano. earlier this summer, she announced she would be stepping down from her cap in a position to become president of the university of california system which includes ucla and the university of california berkeley among other campuses this is. we are expecting her in a moment. >> ladies and gentlemen, we will start into moments of silence all cell phones
of justice, men and women without rank or wealth or title or fame would liberate us all in ways that our children now take for granted. people of all colors and creeds live and learn and walk together, and fight alongside one another and love one another. and judge one another by the content of our character in this greatest nation on earth. to dismiss the magnitude of this progress, to suggest as some sometimes do the little has changed -- that little has changed, that dishonors the courage and sacrifice sacrifice of those who paid the price to march. [cheers and applause] james chaney, andrew goodman, martin luther king, jr. -- they did not die in vain. their victory was great. but we would dishonor those heroes as well to suggest that the work of this nation is somehow complete. the ark of the moral universe may bend towards justice, but it does not bend on its own. to secure the gains this country has made requires constant vigilance, not complacency. whether it is by challenging those who erect new barriers to the vote, or ensure that the scales of justice work equally for all in th
sad regime was the one that used chemical weapons against its own people and u.s. warships are poised and ready in the region. we wish you a good morning. 24 is a brand-new hour of "america's news headquarters." i am jaime colby. >> i'm eric shawn. pressure has been mounting on the president since last year president obama called the chemical weapons use in syria unacceptable and one that there will be consequences. since reports of that attack in syria near damascus, and in this video there are reports of hundreds of people, more than 300 killed and thousands more reportedly consulsing and gasping -- convulsing and gasping for air. allies are considering how to respond. this as the u.n team, syria says, will investigate. elizabeth program is live in -- elizabeth pramm is live in washington. >> they will agree to meet with u.n inspe damascus where the weapons were deployed. the obama administration says the damage has been done. a senior administration official says the regime's delay says they are intentionally delaying the inspection to hide the evidence of chemical weapons and not
schools were now being used to haul them to segregated prison. before the day was over, almost 1000 children were in jail. a day later, another 1000 children joined the march. this time, the authorities resulted -- attacked by police dogs. at last on may 10, 1963, under protection from the federal government and from outraged world opinion, the leaders of birmingham accepted the demands of the freedom marchers. .. with the president to announce plans for the march on washington. in support of the civil rights act. >> june 12th, 1963 as everest was returning home for the naacp meeting member byron shot him in his driveway as he was getting out of his car. evers was killed instantly. ♪ ♪ >> randolph and fellow americans , the national urban league is honored to be a participant in this historic occasion. our presence here reflects not only the civil rights communities increasing the awareness of the urban league, but most important it says and i hope what and clear that while intelligence, maturity and strategy dictates a civil rights agency we use different methods and we are all
eastern. be sure to join us this evening for another of our town hall meetings. the focus today is unimplemented asian of the affordable care act. administration will delay implementation of the section of the law covering limits to out- of-pocket costs for consumers. we will check in on congressional town hall meetings around the nation and what questions members of congress are getting from their constituents. we'll get an update on court challenges to the law and check out the rollout of healthcare exchanges which is opposed to take effect by january 1 of next year. here is a brief art of tonight's program. i don't think you understand the law you are in charge of executing and enforcing. the clawback where you limit how much a person pays back, that is only a person who is eligible for a subsidy if their income changes in the year in which the subsidy takes place. person, -- if a person gets a subsidy they are not eligible for which will clearly be the case if your major enforcement tool, the employer mandate is not in place, the law requires you clawback 100 % of that subsi
earlier today. inin june, the supreme court their calculated decision to keep us from voting, to keep ups from the voting booth, was determined, as determined by the highest court of our land. the supreme court we have come to understand that we cannot count on to protect our rights or to respect the constitution that guarantees all our rights. constitution the that is supposed to be for not some people, but for all of the people. now we have right-wing pushingans who are restrictive voter id legislation in states around the country that will make it more difficult for us to make our voices heard. 6, 80 twost restricted voting bills have been introduced in 31 states. north carolina has just gone crazy. it has passed legislation to require certain kinds of i the -- i.d. the latest bill was signed into law earlier this month by the north carolina governor. this law attempts to prohibit terrence of college students and claiming them as dependents when they file their taxes if the student registrants to vote anywhere other than the parent'' home. under the new law, the same students are requi
, a stage is set. u.s. and allies act as syria's intelligence mount. as u.s. officials said privately that a flood of previously undisclosed intelligence including satellite images and intercepted communication erased last minute administration doubt that the syrian regime used chemical weapons against its own people. military officials discussed yesterday about coordinating response in attacks against the syrian targets. and the headlines from the washington post is this, proof against bashar assad is at hand. the obama administration believe that u.s. intelligence has established how syrian government forces stored, assembled and launched chemical weapons outside of damascus that killed hundreds of people. the administration is planning to release evidence possibly tomorrow. it will prove that president bashar assad -- from the hill newspaper reaction from members of congress the headline is nearly two dozen members of congress signing on to a letter demanding that the president first consult congress. the letter was led by a republican from virginia beach. quote, engaging our milit
thank you citi book for proving not only me but so many other wrong but reminding us of what we have in common. at the end of the day we're all riding the same bi-cycle. >>> joy reid is in today for martin bashir. >> well played, abby. >>> good afternoon. it's thursday, august 22nd, and the president is talking middle-class 101. ♪ >>> it is good to be back in buffalo, good to be back in new york. i've been out there talking about what we need to do as a country to make sure we've got a better bargain for the middle class. it's a struggle for a lot of folks. reversing this trend is my highest priority. i've got to say it's not always washington's priority. a good job with good wages, a good education, a home of your own, cornerstones of what it means to be middle class. what's become a barrier, the soaring cost of higher education. this country is only as strong as our next generation. if you work hard, study hard, and are responsible, here in america, you can make it if you try. >>> even as this pecks increasingly crucial to get into the middle class, the cost of a college edu
and more intelligence in a way that's easier to use. so making a smartphone that is aware, to some extent -- not in a human sense, but aware of its surroundings, aware of what's going on. so just today, for instance, motorola which is now owned by google is announcing a new smartphone that it says can automatically adjust its functions when it senses that it's this a moving car -- it's in a moving car, when it senses that it's in your pants pocket, you know? it'll shut down the screen and other functions to save battery because it senses it's turned down in your pocket. you can pull it out of your pocket and just by twisting your wrist it'll immediately turn the camera on even before you've unlocked the phone or pressed any button of any kind or an icon, done any swipe on the screen or anything. so those are, you know, examples of something that i think can get much bigger which is phones, tablets, wearable devices using their sensors, so gyroscopes and then new kinds of sensors that maybe can detect body heat or body function to do different things. so we have a lot of stuff going on in
on north carolina's governor over voting rights. but first, will the u.s. have to go it alone on syria? >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. the question on everyone's mind today, are we going to war with syria? the united nations' chemical weapons expert left syria early this morning, about three hours before scheduled, wrapping up their investigation into whether chemical weapons were used in the attack last week in the suburbs of damascus that left more than 1,400 people dead. the obama administration believes the syrian government is responsible for the attack. and yesterday, both the president and secretary of state john kerry laid out the case for american military strikes against the regime. military strikes that the president says will be extremely limited. >> we're not considering any open-ended commitment. we're not considering any boots on the ground approach. what we will do is consider options that meet the narrow concern around chemical weapons, understanding that there's not going to be a solely military solution to the underlying conflict and tragedy that's taken
snowden -- >> that's why -- >> -- a chance to respond. >> i have to say, i think it's a bad message for us to send for people who decide to take the law into their own hands they're doing a public service. >> can i think when the system has not worked. we have sued seven times to try to get the surveillance program before a proper court. we were kicked out of court. the clapper v. amnesty international where the justice department lawyer said it was a cascade of speculation when our client said we think our data has been collected by the government. and since we had no proof we'd been surveilled, we had no standing. it had not been for lack of trying, jeh johnson. >> the courts debate the law. >> and the only way we can get before the court, the only way we have standing before this court is because many snowden leaked the fact that we are clients of verizon business network. guess what? mr. snowden fixed my standing problem. and our democracy, regardless of whether or not you think he broke the law, whether he should be hauled to the fourth circuit, i think our country is better as a resu
in the room. complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house as a public house of -- as a public service of private industry. we are c-span. now, you can watch us in hd. of first ladies begins. tonight, we have an encore of the final program about ida mckinley. william mckinley. >> the story of ida mckinley can be told through an exploration between her husband william mckinley. they spent 30 years together which brought them happiness early on. it changed their life into illness and devotion to shape the presidency at the turn of the new century. joining us tonight to tell the story of ida mckinley are two guests returning to the table, richard norton smith and carl anthony. we are going to start our program with film. this is the first time that a president and first lady have been captured on film in the the united states. this rare footage is mr. and mrs. mckinley coming on stage in 1901. that date is significant because the next day the president would be shot by an assassin's bullets. what was it about this exhibition that attracted the president to want to go? >> it was a world th
'm gretchen carlson. thanks for spending part of it with us today. president obama giving president putin the cold shoulder to get back at him for harboring n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. is that the right call or wrong one? >>steve: a 13-year-old white boy brutally beaten by african-american teens. why are civil rights leaders like al sharpton and jesse jackson silent? we'll report, you decide. >> we have a winner. three winners actually. are you one of them. we'll tell you where the winning powerball tickets were sold which is on "fox & friends," and we begin right now. ♪ ♪ >>gretchen: i'm surprised you're at work today, steve. two tickets in jersey. you have to be one of them. >>steve: when i got up this morning and heard the news there were two in new jersey, i immediately pulled it out. ladies and gentlemen, i hold in my hand a losing ticket. there are also a whole bunch of million-dollar winners and some people won hundreds of dollars. so i'm going to be watching in a second because heather has the numbers and i could actually be a winner, a small winner, but a winner. >>gretchen
. the national weather center that give us as much warning as you can give anybody about the tornadoes wouldn't be operating. so that's a pretty contentious issue. we'll also had the national debt ceiling sometime probably in mid-november. that creates not a government shutdown scenario but if you don't find a way to resolve it, sort of a, across the board 35% cut in all government agencies because you couldn't finance government. and, finally, the immigration issue has been very contentious issue. the senate has passed a bill. it's not likely to be a bill that the house will pass. the house has passed for smaller goes through committee, through judiciary committee. they have not yet come to the house floor, considering a couple of others. i think there might be a big immigration discussion late in the year. i think it will come after this government shutdown and hit the ceiling are dealt with, if at all. because the two sides are a part. it's still certainly in the mix for this year. with that, i can drone on and on but i would rather cut it off and start inching your questions. yes, sir. if
the navy, air force, army, marines than american diplomats. >> this weekend, the history of u.s. diplomatic efforts in the middle east and his call for a return to diplomacy. saturday morning at 10:00 eastern. ld you define the american dream? he traces the american dream. the great depression through the 21st century. change the story when the truth is more exciting? foundings of the fathers at noon eastern. >> a round table discussion from the representative for center for american progress and cato institute on a number of issues, including immigration, efforts to repeal the nation's health care law, and gun control. from today's "washington journal." host: we are going to talk now about an interesting issue thanksgiving developing around the country as it relates to state's sovereignty. these are the reactions by states to federal law and what the states are trying to do about it in some cases. our guests this morning at the table are ilya shapiro of the cato institute. he's a senior fellow for constitutional studies, good morning. >> good morning. >> we are also joined by i
caught. we'll see you again tomorrow, let us know what you thought about tonight's show, gretawire.com. they're open threads we want to see you there, good night. >> bill: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight. >> i want to go back for a second to the trayvon martin case because i think that is spawned this sort of desire for revenge almost from people on the right. >> bill: now the far left is saying that reporting on stories like the murders in oklahoma and spokane are revenge for the trayvon martin case. in sane, you bet. we will continue our reporting. >> what we saw in syria last week should shock the conscience of the world it defies any code of morality. what will the u.s.a. do to syria. we have to punish that company. karl rove will tell us what he thinks will happen. >> who is your favorite founding father? >> abraham lincoln. >> bill: watters world segment dumbest things ever said during this segment. there was plenty to choose from. >> do you know what the unemployment rate is right now? >> oh, 99%. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begin
. karl rove will tell us what he thinks will happen. >> who is your favorite founding father? >> abraham lincoln. >> bill: watters world segment dumbest things ever said during this segment. there was plenty to choose from. >> do you know what the unemployment rate is right now? >> oh, 99%. >> bill: caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> hi, oil birl. thanks for watching us tonight. the american dream and civil rights that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. auto years ago this week, dr. ming jr. delivered his brilliant i have a dream speech. >> i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but the content of their character. i have a dream today. >> now, if you want to know the inside story of that historic speech we provide vivid detail in my book killing kennedy. you might find that very interesting. but the question tonight is how would dr. king see the current racial situation in america? would he be pleased? that nearly 75% of bla
you're with us. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the violence in egypt leaving more than 700 others injured. protesters storm ad government building in cairo, setting a fire at its entrance, this happening more than 24 hours after at police broke up two pro-morsi sit-in camps. protesters were fighting back. the chaos spread to other cities in egypt. state of emergency declared and a nighttime cure few was put in place but the turmoil shows no signs of letting up. leland vittert has more for us. leland. >> reporter: the army and muslim brotherhood say they are not backing down. we've not only seen government buildings torched but churches torched in revenge by muslim brotherhood because they kay the coptic christian population is supporting the army. today in cairo it is the day after. you also have protests and you have massive cleanup operations underway. there is overwhelming military presence there especially in the center part of this city. you have the police out and you have the army out. and then obviously you have the families out of the dead. more than 500 people died there
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as american rights, as american as the land god gave us. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i'm chris hayes. tonight on "all in" the unfolding battle to protect your right to vote in this country. it's being waged on multiple fronts in multiple states. we've got full coverage after a whole host of developments in a moment with texas representative waukeen castro and the reverend al sharpton. >>> as the outrage over russia's anti-gay laws continue to grow, we're beginning to get a disturbing picture of what life is like there for its lgbt citizens. my guest tonight is russian, openly gay and about to flee the country. >>> plus, stop and frisk and edward snowden, what do they have in quhcommon? a whole lot more than you might think. >>> we begin on the front lines of voter suppression, with multiple developments across the country, not the least of which is the attorney general of the united states eric holder suing the state of texas, two states suing the federal government back, and a prominent repu
like we're going to have votes commencing about 9:15 which gives us, about 9:30 we will again try to get through this maybe most of our witnesses. we will then recess and return probably for questions at that point. so with that, chairman issa and myself, we usually start these hearings by saying that just generally that we have a responsibility to investigate problems with our federal government, for lack of a better term of some of those problems we call them scandals or wasteful spending, or conduct by federal agencies or employees. and this is not an opportunity to say to take on irs, but an opportunity to follow up actually on this matter. we've had some for hearings. i was given a list of hearings, and they date back, i don't know, mr., did you participate in some of those before? so this is not a new scandal or problem. it's something that we've seen as an issue for some time. unfortunately, too, you here in just a second, cite some of the issues at hand that is a result, hasn't gotten any better. unfortunately, we've heard lately a lot about phony scandals, irs and some of
lot of things bush did, it is reflecting the political reality. the question for us in this us as americans, is to say, it is kind of bleak to think the united states will have to operate drones and have shady partnerships in places like yemen. it is hard work. it does not necessarily would we be willing to accept a certain inevitability as i think europeans in the 1970's accepted that there will be terrorist attacks from time to time and it's not the end of the world. this is what i think janet knap when she was department of homeland security, when she was in charge of the department of homeland security, talked about he idea of resilience. we're beginning to see some people sighing that they don't like drones either. and so we haven't really been able -- i think that the side that wants to talk about scaling back the war on terrorism at this point should also talk about the idea that it's not a false choice to quote obama from the national archives speech between liberty and security. it's a very real choice. and we should be coming to terms with that. >> i think liberty vs.
and also your participation by social media. you can send us a tweet at twitter @c-span wj. you can also send an e-mail journal@c-span.org. is the cost of college worth it? allen writes, it used to be but right now it slightly losing steam. now people that are caught with a minimum of expectations while being strapped with a new burden of paying back the loan making short money. it's a nightmare. mark writes, college education has the highest correlation with future earning potential. little bit from the write ups from the paper today. the president is on a two-day four stop tour of upstate new york and northeast pennsylvania. we'll have more coverage today. the washington post writes obama proposes a college rating system. for decades magazines have rated colleges to help families navigate the higher education market. on thursday president obama proposed that the federal government rate the nation's schools to hold them accountable for performance and help bring soaring tuition under control. by the 2015 school year, obama says his administration will begin evaluating colleges own measu
system that might align it with what is good host: our guest is then castleman. he is joining us from a new york city. inc. you for your time. -- thank you for your time. guest: thank you for having me on. washington journal starts at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. enjoy your friday. we will see you back here tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. ♪ >> president obama continues his two bus tour focusing on education issues. yesterday he spoke in syracuse. town hall holding a meeting. live coverage at 12:45. most of the presidents tour -- vice president biden is expected to join president obama at lackawanna college. yesterday's first stop, hisident obama revealed plan to control college costs. >> let me talk about these briefing. our first priority. providing better value for students. making sure parents and taxpayers are getting what we -- what they paid for. there going to lead development to trade a better system for the college year. a lot of colleges are encouraged andnc. -- gaining numbers it is rewarding them on raising cost. i think we should reward colleges based on opportunity. are they helping
. we have a serious problem. it requires us to have a national discussion because the problem, mainly, is the drug cartels and the violent side of is a demand for drugs in the united states of america. whether they have a submarine, like i have seen in colombia. it is a violent place when you have armed members bringing drugs across the border into our country. i do not excuse any action that .ook place but to somehow think it is not dangerous when cartel members are bringing drugs up to this country is not an adequate reading of the situation on the border, and i visit it all the time. said, i think the answer to our border control is technology. you have a point about additional border patrol. one of the things we need more of is customs people so we can .xpedite traffic back and forth there are some of us here old enough to remember we used to be able to walk across and have and walkedgales back. think about doing that today. you bring up problems on the border, and with this surveillance capability, we will people back,keep and then we will be able to send these teams out. finally
program, it is small and difficult to use and many employers do not use it. in california they say that 70% of agriculture workers are here illegally and only 4% of the total population are using the while we haveram. an ag program, the program is not functioning right now and we do not have one to address these other low- skilled categories, so there is no way for them to come legally under the current system. host: gramm, michigan, mary, go ahead. caller: good morning, i just wanted to say several things. one, people do not understand that the obama care is directly related to what is going to happen if immigration passes. what is going to happen is americans are going to be forced to be covered by obama care, whereas the bill as it stands now, illegals will not be covered by this, so therefore, who do you think the employer is going to employ? not the american citizen. it will be the person they do not have to give health care to. host: rebecca? guest: i am not a health-care expert, there are interesting conceits to the health care bill that i will fully admit i do not understand. the c
. >> for some of us, there's never a point you should put on the tights. >> that's true. you were right, they didn't grow up. should we get to these? shall we? >> this morning we've got more information about how the shooting at the georgia elementary school unfolded. antoinette tough, the bookkeeper heard on the 911 call described how she diffused the situation as the gunmen and police exchanged fire. >> i was actually praying on the inside. i was terrified but i just started praying. knowing that if i got as hysterical as i was on the inside on the outside he would wind up panicking. the bullets was coming from everywhere and i said to him, come back in here right now. come from out there. come back in here. don't worry about it. come back in here and stay with me. we're both going to be safe. i said to him, bullets don't have no name and if they shoot you, they're going to shoot me. >> wow. that is one cool woman. i bet she talks to her kids like that. >> i can see her say you go to your room now. >> where was she when i was raising my kids. i want her to come over and say that. >> c
and america on alert. is the u.s. closer to launching an attack? >>> plus, trump sued for fraud. claims that his university is pho phony, ripping off students. this morning the donald responds. >>> and show stunner -- miley cyrus ain't hannah montana any more. twurking with robin thicke what just happened? you're live in the "cnn newsroom." ♪ >> good morning to you, i'm carol costello. we begin with something quite serious. startling new outburst of in sy. a team of inspectors headed to a site of a chemical weapons attack. as the inspectors grew closer, sniper fire riddled one of their vehicles. the attack comes as the united states scrambles four warships to the region and waits for confirmation that syria president obama's so-called red line. frederick is in the capital of damascus to tell us more. hi, fred. >> yeah, carol, happened shortly after the u.n. inspectors left the hotel that they are staying at. what they have to do, they go into downtown damascus and government-held areas and then they have to cross the front line into rebel-held territory here on the outskirts of damasc
to use all available authorities including remaining sections of the voting rights act. this represents the department of latest action to protect voting rights but it will not be our last." a federal court in washington had previously held that texas failed to meet its burden of proving its redistricting plans and voter i.d. law were not discriminatory. but that was set aside when the supreme court gutted a key section of the voting rights act leaving texas governor rick perry at liberty to implement the strict photo i.d. law. with today's action, attorney general holder is fighting back under another section of the voting rights act which still stands. meanwhile, states of arizona and kansas are suing the federal government to allow those states to go ahead with their plans to demand proof of citizenship in order to register to vote. they've been stopped from doing so by another supreme court ruling, though in that same ruling the court did say that states could sue the federal government over the issue. which is what they announced they're doing today. georgia and alabama are also af
at 9:00 15 a.m., the u.s. census bureau discuss state and local government finances and the health of ♪ host: what do my angelou, sandra day o'connor, jesse jackson and betty ford all have in common? they have all been awarded the presidential honor of freedom. and president obama is named the newest recipient. clinton, loretta lynn, oprah winfrey, and sally ride are among them. who would you nominate for a presidential medal of freedom? share with us this morning on "washington journal to go (202) 585-3880 four republican, (202) 585-3881 for democrats and (202) 585-3882 for independents. you can also e-mail us or send it via twitter, @cspanwj facebook.com/c-span, or journal@c-span.org is our e-mail address. here is an article from the "hill" newspaper. host: andy 16 recipients for the newest batch of presidential medal of freedom honorees, president oakland the, opera daniel, sally ride, bayard loretta lynn, kahneman,niel patricia ward, arturo sandoval, gloria steinem, ernie banks. post"rmer "washington editor receiving the medal of freedom. it says here 91 years old, who remain
power. you do not believe egyptian security forces used excessive force at all? >> i cannot say that all of the police are peaceful. of course, there are some exceptions. i cannot say 100%. but i am sure that by and large they try to abide. >> reporter: so no remorse for what happened? >> when you see people dying from your side or the other you cannot say i have remorse. but you feel bad. because this is human blood. when i see egyptians fighting each other they belong to this country. they are brothers. >> reporter: despite being one of america's greatest allies, the prime minister knows the u.s. is now considering cutting off more than $1 billion in aid. what if the u.s. cuts off military aid? >> this will be a very bad sign. it will definitely affect the military for some time. but at least one of the benefit of being human you can survive. >> reporter: despite it all, the prime minister predict there will be free elections here within months. but he also acknowledged the bloodshed may not be over. martha raddatz. abc news, cairo. >>> interesting. saudi arabia is coming out saying th
since thursday. that's unheard of for us. >> reporter: tyler's mother, katie weaver, believes the executive director should say sorry to her son after comments were made after her 9-year-old boy's winning streak. >> i think tyler deserves an apology and explanation why this is an issue. he read the most books. say congratulations. like everybody else does. >> reporter: the soon to be fifth grader won the grand prize for leading 63 books through hudson falls public library summer reading program. his mom was so proud of him she called a local paper who wanted to run the story. when the paper reached out to the executive director for a comment it wasn't the reaction they were expecting. marie gandrin expressed her frustration and believed tyler could step aside so others could have a chance to win. one librarian says the executive director is thinking of changing the rules of the contest. tyler is angry over the ordeal saying it's not fair. he tells me he shouldn't be punished for being a fast reader and loving to read books. >> i won fair and square. what's the big deal. the pr
movement now on the ground. stop all movement on the ground. if it's not an emergency, please do not use the radio. if it's not an emergency, do not use the radio. >> are you talking to the shooter? that's what he's telling me to tell them onn the radio. >> okay. >> what did you want me to tell her, sir? >> okay. he told me put you on hold and call the news, ma'am. >> okay. >> what you want me the tell -- i'm trying to find the number for channel 2. want me to tell them to come? hello? >> yes, ma'am? yes, ma'am? >> he said tell them to back upright now. >> okay. hold on. >> okay. hello? >> ma'am? >> okay. he said to tell them to back off. he doesn't want the kids. he wants the police, so back off and what else, sir? he said he don't care if he die, and he don't have nothing to live for, and he said he's not mentally stable. >> okay. stay on the line with me. okay? put the phone down, if you have to, but don't hang it up so i can't hear. >> okay. >> can you tell me where you are? >> in the front office with him. >> okay. >> he said send in one of your radios with an unarmed officer. >> ok
's response. while members of congress continue to debate whether to cut off u.s. aid to egypt, the military regime is escalating the crackdown by arresting a leader of the opposition. abc's martha raddatz is on the ground in cairo with all the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. egyptian security forces overnight arrested the spiritual head of the muslim brotherhood, took him away. they have detained him. all the egyptian security forces wearing bulletproof vests. this is all of the muslim brotherhood leadership that's been arrested. this adds to the tension here, although, they have put in a replacement as the spiritual head right now. we are actually over tahrir square. it seems fairly calm here this morning. there's a few tents set up. fairly peaceful. we just don't know what's coming next. >> and talk about turnabouts. some reports that the former president, mubarak, who has been under arrest for much of the last year, might actually be released? >> reporter: there are a lot of headlines here this morning that he could be released. but there's so many legal
is in cairo, live for us this morning. >>> we want to get to details of a serious medical scare for the family of vice president joe biden. his son, beau, in a texas hospital for testing. and jim avila has the latest. >> reporter: a rare press release from the vice president's office overnight, about the health of the vice president's son, beau biden. his symptoms can be considered serious because of family medical history. he's had a stroke 3 1/2 years ago and his father had an aneurysm at age 45. this morning, the vice president's office says the younger biden is undergoing tests at an undisclosed hospital in houston. his famous father by his side. >> he's the father i've always known, the grandfather my children love and adore. >> reporter: the 44-year-old is more than just the vice president's son. the attorney general of his home state of delaware. and an iraq war veteran. he's seen as a rising star in the democratic party. mentioned as a future governor or to one day fill his father's old senate seat. >> first things first, make sure i focus on my family and focus on my job. >> reporter:
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